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City of Powder Springs, GA: Classification and Compensation Study and Staffing Study

Evergreen Solutions was retained by the City of Powder Springs to conduct a Classification and Compensation Study. The purpose of the study was to assist the City in reviewing and analyzing the current staff compensation structure, obtain recommendations for improvements to the existing structure, and obtain recommendations to ensure internal equity and external competitiveness.  The City’s goal was to update its classification system, review FLSA guidelines, revise policies, and provide competitive pay levels to its employees.   Evergreen was also hired by the City of Powder Springs to conduct a City-wide Staffing Study.  Evergreen’s consultants performed the following tasks: conducted project kickoff meetings; collected relevant City data; conducted staff and leader interviews to assess existing operations; conducted, documented and reviewed existing operations including workflow and workload analysis; developed and collected peer staffing and outcomes survey; conducted workload and key performance indicator (KPI) analyses; and reported results and provided recommendations including staffing/organizational re-design.